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Anna Marie Nanasi (July 6, 1944 – August 19, 2010), better known by her professional name Ahna Capri (also as Anna Capri), was an American film and television actress best known for her role as Tania (secretary of Han) in the martial-arts film Enter the Dragon.
Chui Chung-San (often known as Shu Zhong Xin, Hsu Zhong-Xin or Alan Hsu) born on 16 August 1952 is a Hong Kong British actor, director and stuntman.
Almost Live! was a local sketch comedy television show in Seattle, Washington, USA, produced and broadcast by NBC affiliate KING-TV from 1984 to 1999.
AMC is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by it namesake AMC Networks.
Angela Mao Ying (born 20 September 1950) is a Taiwanese actress and martial artist who appeared in many martial arts films in the 1970s.
Arm Wrestling is a 1985 arcade game developed by Nintendo and released only in North America.
Balls of Fury is a 2007 American sports comedy film directed by Ben Garant.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Betty Chung (born 1947) is a former Hong Kong recording artist popular during the 1960s and 1970s.
Billy Quan was a fictional television character who originated in the Seattle TV comedy series Almost Live! in the 1990s.
Black Belt is an American magazine covering martial arts and combat sports.
Blaxploitation or blacksploitation is an ethnic subgenre of the exploitation film that emerged in the United States during the early 1970s.
Yang Sze (born 3 July 1946 in Guangzhou), better known as Bolo Yeung, is a former competitive bodybuilder, martial artist and a martial arts film actor.
Brett Ratner (born March 28, 1969) is an American director and producer.
The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.
Lee Jun-fan (November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973), known professionally as Bruce Lee, was a Hong Kong and American actor, film director, martial artist, martial arts instructor, philosopher, and founder of the martial art Jeet Kune Do, one of the wushu or kungfu styles.
Cinebook Ltd is a British publishing company that publishes comic albums and graphic novels.
The cinema of Hong Kong is one of the three major threads in the history of Chinese language cinema, alongside the cinema of China, and the cinema of Taiwan.
The cinema of the United States, often metonymously referred to as Hollywood, has had a profound effect on the film industry in general since the early 20th century.
Concord Production Inc.
CraveOnline Media, LLC is a male lifestyle website based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco.
Crenshaw, normally referred to as the Crenshaw District, is a neighborhood in South Los Angeles.
Darnell Garcia is a former martial arts champion, author, actor and former DEA agent.
is a beat 'em up video game series initially developed by Technōs Japan and released as an arcade game in 1987.
Empire is a British film magazine published monthly by Bauer Consumer Media of Hamburg based Bauer Media Group.
Esquire is an American men's magazine, published by the Hearst Corporation in the United States.
A background actor or extra is a performer in a film, television show, stage, musical, opera or ballet production, who appears in a nonspeaking or nonsinging (silent) capacity, usually in the background (for example, in an audience or busy street scene).
Fez is a fictional character and one of the four male leads on the Fox Network's That '70s Show, portrayed by Wilmer Valderrama.
Film noir is a cinematic term used primarily to describe stylish Hollywood crime dramas, particularly those which emphasize cynical attitudes and sexual motivations.
Filmsite.org is a film-review website established in 1996 by film critic Tim Dirks, and owned since 2008 by AMC Networks.
Fist of Fury (also known as “The Chinese Connection”) is a 1972 Hong Kong martial arts film directed by Lo Wei, starring Bruce Lee in his second major role after The Big Boss (1971).
Fred Robert Weintraub (April 27, 1928 – March 5, 2017) was an American film and television producer.
The Game of Death is an incomplete 1972 Hong Kong martial arts film directed, written, produced by and starring Bruce Lee, in his final film attempt.
Grandmaster (or Grand Master) and Master are titles used to describe or address some senior or experienced martial artists.
was a prominent Japanese master of Shotokan karate.
Hidehiko "Hidy" Ochiai (落合秀彦, born September 27, 1939) is a Japanese-born martial arts instructor, author, and actor.
Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.
Hong Kong action cinema is the principal source of the Hong Kong film industry's global fame.
The Hong Kong dollar (sign: HK$; code: HKD) is the official currency of Hong Kong.
IMDb, also known as Internet Movie Database, is an online database of information related to world films, television programs, home videos and video games, and internet streams, including cast, production crew and personnel biographies, plot summaries, trivia, and fan reviews and ratings.
Inside Kung Fu was a monthly United States magazine founded in December 1973.
Chan Kong-sang, SBS, MBE, PMW (生; born 7 April 1954), known professionally as Jackie Chan, is a Hong Kong martial artist, actor, film director, producer, stuntman, and singer.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
James Milton Kelly (May 5, 1946 – June 29, 2013) was an American athlete, actor, and martial artist.
John David Landis (born August 3, 1950) is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, and producer.
John Saxon (born Carmine Orrico; August 5, 1935) is an American actor and martial artist who has worked on more than 200 projects during a span of 60 years.
was created as a physical, mental and moral pedagogy in Japan, in 1882, by Jigoro Kano (嘉納治五郎).
(Okinawan pronunciation) is a martial art developed in the Ryukyu Kingdom.
Keye Luke (Cantonese: Luk Shek Kee; June 18, 1904 – January 12, 1991) was a Chinese-American actor.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
Kurt Leon Sutter (born May 5, 1960) is an American screenwriter, director, producer, and actor.
Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-born American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor.
Lam Ching Ying (birth name: Lam Gun-bo 林根寶; 27 December 1952 – 8 November 1997) was a Hong Kong stuntman, actor, film producer, action director and director.
Legacy of Rage is a 1986 Hong Kong action film directed by Ronny Yu, starring Brandon Lee, Michael Wong, Regina Kent and also features a cameo appearance by Bolo Yeung who appeared in Brandon's father, Bruce Lee's, last film Enter the Dragon.
The Library of Congress (LOC) is the research library that officially serves the United States Congress and is the de facto national library of the United States.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Marlene Clark (born December 19, 1949) is an American retired actress and fashion model.
Mars, born Cheung Wing Fat is a Hong Kong actor, action director, stuntman and martial artist.
Martial arts films are a subgenre of action films, which feature numerous martial arts fights between characters.
Mortal Kombat is a video game franchise originally developed by Midway Games' Chicago studio in 1992.
Music recording certification is a system of certifying that a music recording has shipped, sold, or streamed a certain number of units.
The National Film Registry (NFR) is the United States National Film Preservation Board's (NFPB) selection of films deserving of preservation.
Newsweek is an American weekly magazine founded in 1933.
is a traditional Okinawan martial arts weapon consisting of two sticks connected at one end by a short chain or rope.
Orange Sky Golden Harvest (OSGH), previously known as Golden Harvest from 1970 to 2009, is a film production, distribution, and exhibition company based in Hong Kong.
A parody (also called a spoof, send-up, take-off, lampoon, play on something, caricature, or joke) is a work created to imitate, make fun of, or comment on an original work—its subject, author, style, or some other target—by means of satiric or ironic imitation.
Pat E. Johnson (born 1939 in Niagara Falls, New York) is a 9th degree black belt in the art of American Tang Soo Do.
Paul Heller (also known as Paul M. Heller) is a British-American film producer residing in Southern California.
Peter Ian Archer (8 July 1948 – 13 April 2000) was an Australian entrepreneur and martial arts champion.
PopMatters is an international online magazine of cultural criticism that covers many aspects of popular culture.
Post-production is part of the process of filmmaking, video production, and photography.
Jung Ji-hoon (born June 25, 1982), better known by his stage name Rain (Korean 비 IPA), is a South Korean singer-songwriter, actor, and music producer.
Raymond Chow Man-Wai GBS (born 8 October 1927) is a Hong Kong film producer, and presenter.
Robert Clouse (March 6, 1928 – February 4, 1997) was an American film director and producer, known primarily for his work in the action/adventure and martial arts genres.
Robert Alan "Bob" Wall (born August 22, 1939) is an American actor and martial artist.
Rockne Booth Tarkington (July 15, 1931 – April 5, 2015) was an American stage, film and television actor.
Rotten Tomatoes is an American review-aggregation website for film and television.
Roy Chiao (16 March 1927 – 15 April 1999) was a British Hong Kong-era Chinese actor most famous in the West for playing the minor villain Lao Che in the 1984 movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.
Sammo Hung (born 7 January 1952), also known as Hung Kam-bo (洪金寶), is a Hong Kong actor, martial artist, film producer and director, known for his work in many martial arts films and Hong Kong action cinema.
were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan.
Shek Wing-cheung (1 January 1913 – 3 June 2009), better known by his stage name Shih Kien (Cantonese: Shek Kin; Mandarin: Shi Jian), was a Hong Kong-based Chinese actor.
is a style of karate, developed from various martial arts by Gichin Funakoshi (1868–1957) and his son Gigo (Yoshitaka) Funakoshi (1906–1945).
A shuriken (Japanese 手裏剣; literally: "hidden hand blade") is a Japanese concealed weapon that was used as a hidden dagger or metsubushi to distract or misdirect.
Shelton Jackson "Spike" Lee (born March 20, 1957) is an American film director, producer, writer, and actor.
Stanley (赤柱) is a coastal town and a tourist attraction in Hong Kong.
is a Japanese American martial artist and actor.
is a Japanese game show that aired between 1986 and 1990, on the Tokyo Broadcasting System.
That '70s Show is an American television period sitcom that originally aired on Fox from August 23, 1998 to May 18, 2006.
The second season of That '70s Show, an American television series, began September 28, 1999, and ended on May 22, 2000.
The Big Boss (alternately titled Fists of Fury) is a 1971 Hong Kong martial arts action film written and directed by Lo Wei, with assistance from Bruce Lee.
The Kentucky Fried Movie is a 1977 independently made American anthology comedy film, produced by Kim Jorgensen, Larry Kostroff, and Robert K. Weiss and directed by John Landis. Among the numerous star cameos are George Lazenby, Bill Bixby, Henry Gibson, Barry Dennen, Donald Sutherland, Tony Dow, Stephen Bishop, and the voice of Shadoe Stevens. According to David Zucker on the DVD commentary track, David Letterman auditioned for the role of the newscaster but was not selected. The film also features many former members of The Groundlings and The Second City. The "feature presentation" portion of the film stars Evan C. Kim and hapkido Grand Master Bong Soo Han. The Kentucky Fried Movie marked the first film appearances of a number of actors who later became famous, as well as being the vehicle that launched the careers of the Zucker brothers, Abrahams, and Landis. Landis' work on the film was responsible for his being recommended to direct National Lampoon's Animal House in 1978. The film's writers were the team of David Zucker, Jim Abrahams, and Jerry Zucker, who subsequently wrote and directed Airplane!, Top Secret!, and the Police Squad! television series and its film spin-offs, ''The Naked Gun'' films.
The Last Dragon (sometimes listed as Berry Gordy's The Last Dragon) is a 1985 martial arts film produced by Rupert Hitzig for Berry Gordy and directed by Michael Schultz.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Onion is an American digital media company and news satire organization that publishes articles on international, national, and local news.
The Pink Panther Strikes Again is a 1976 British comedy film.
The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Titan Publishing Group is an independently-owned British publishing company, established in 1981.
Tony Liu Tian-jue (born 7 February 1952) is a Hong Kong actor and martial artist.
was a famous swordsman of the early Sengoku period.
TV Guide is a bi-weekly American magazine that provides television program listings information as well as television-related news, celebrity interviews and gossip, film reviews, crossword puzzles, and, in some issues, horoscopes.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
The Video Home System (VHS) is a standard for consumer-level analog video recording on tape cassettes.
Virgin Books is a United Kingdom book publisher 90% owned by the publishing group Random House, and 10% owned by Virgin Group, the company originally set up by Richard Branson as a record company.
Warner Independent Pictures was an American independent film division of an American film studio Warner Bros., itself a division of Time Warner.
The Way of the Dragon (released in the United States as Return of the Dragon) is a 1972 Hong Kong martial arts action comedy film written, produced and directed by Bruce Lee, who also stars in the lead role.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Yuen Biao (born 26 July 1957) is a Hong Kong actor and martial artist.
Yuen Wah (born 2 September 1950) is a Hong Kong action film actor, action choreographer, stuntman and martial artist who has appeared in over 160 films and over 20 television series.
The year 1973 in film involved some significant events.